Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FXUS63 KUNR 230844

Area Forecast Discussion For Western SD and Northeastern WY
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
244 AM MDT Sun Oct 23 2016

.SHORT TERM...(Today Through Monday Night)
Issued at 242 AM MDT Sun Oct 23 2016

Upper ridging will strengthen today across the nrn Plains into the
Canadian Plains. Surface high pressure currently sits across the nrn
Plains on the backside of a small scale low associated with an upper
wave crossing ND at this time. Cool air advection is pushing into
the the Dakotas with temps dropping into the upper 30s to mid 40s.
Surface high will push eastward today with return flow setting up
bringing a warming trend into tonight and Monday. Highs today will
reach the upper 50s to mid 60s. SErly winds today will continue into
Monday with highs reaching the low 60s to mid 70s Mon aftn. Clouds
will roll into the area Monday but will mainly be in the mid to
upper levels as forcing aloft increases ahead of a shortwave.

.LONG TERM...(Tuesday Through Saturday)
Issued at 242 AM MDT Sun Oct 23 2016

Dry weather and slightly warmer than average temperatures will
continue from Monday through the rest of the week as a mean upper
ridge persists over the region. A weak low pressure system will
bring a slight chance of showers on Friday night and Saturday with
slightly cooler than average temperatures on Saturday afternoon.
The upper ridge will quickly rebound next Sunday bringing a return
to dry weather and slightly warmer than average temperatures.


.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS Through 12Z Monday Morning)
Issued At 242 AM MDT Sun Oct 23 2016

VFR conditions will continue through the period.




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